The Rum Diary came from those six months in Puerto Rico in 1960, and is the basis of an elegiac new film starring Johnny Depp.
But he is one of the best deadline artists in the business, and his series on the dying of his father was unflinching and elegiac.
Six Feet Under ended its six-season run with perhaps the most elegiac, moving final scene a series has ever produced.
You end up alternatively nostalgic and elegiac over the lost world of one of Europe's youngest cities, barely 200 years old.
As David Quammen described in his elegiac The Song of the Dodo, islands are “where species go to die.”
Heptasyllabic, hep-ta-si-lab′ik, adj. seven-syllabled, like the second half of the elegiac pentameter.
In the fine melancholy of his elegiac poetry he is almost modern.
He died at the age of thirty-five, and was lamented by his more poetical fellow citizens in elegiac strains.
Lyrical, satirical, and elegiac poetry had been carried to perfection.
His elegiac muse is sweet and fluent, and breathes the consolations of Christianity.